State announces additional business and nonprofit relief

DOVER — Gov. John Carney and the Delaware Division of Small Business on Monday announced a new round of relief funding, with $26 million to support small businesses most affected by COVID-19 restrictions. The additional funding will provide a bonus of 20% for all DE Relief Grant recipients. Hospitality businesses, including restaurants and bars, will […]

State announces distribution plan for Moderna vaccine

DOVER — Delaware will soon distribute the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine granted emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee Immunization Practices voted Saturday to recommend the emergency use of the vaccine for individuals 18 and older. The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine, which started distribution this […]

Legislature announces January start will be virtual

DOVER — The General Assembly will conduct at least its first month virtually, lawmakers officially announced Thursday. Because of the pandemic, the legislature has not met in-person since January of this year, finishing its business in May and June over Zoom after taking a monthslong break. The 151st General Assembly will begin Jan. 12, with […]

State announces record 754 new positive COVID-19 cases

DOVER — Delaware broke its record for new daily positive COVID-19 cases in Thursday’s report and the percent-positive rate is at the threshold which would close schools according to the state’s guidance. The Delaware Division of Public Health reported 754 new positive cases of the virus, reflecting data as of Wednesday at 6 p.m. It […]

State reports seven more COVID-19 deaths

DOVER – Seven more deaths were reported in the Delaware Division of Public Health’s daily COVID-19 update Sunday, upping the state’s total to 770 since March.11. The number of critically ill patients rose by two to 31, while hospitalizations went from 202 to 211. An additional 581 cases were reported, and 197 more recoveries were […]

Coronavirus cases continue to rise at DOC facilities

DOVER – The number of active positive COVID-19 cases among offenders at Delaware Department of Correction facilities rose by 70 in three days according to information released Friday. The DOC’s latest update showed 291 offenders overall with COVID-19, including 61 at Howard R. Young Correctional Center in Wilmington. HRYCI had eight positive cases on Nov. […]

One new death reported in daily COVID-19 update

DOVER — The state’s COVID-19 related death toll rose by one to 621 and 83 new positive cases were announced by the Delaware Division of Public Health on Saturday. Regarding school reopening criteria updated each Saturday, Delaware was deemed to be in a continuing minimal to moderate risk of community spread. It has been in […]